• Watch: Grandtheft Talks DJing and Producing

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    Grandtheft is one of Canada’s most versatile and influential DJ/producers. From rocking clubs and festivals to performing at DJ battles like the Red Bull Music 3Style, the Mad Decent artist can hold it down anywhere.

    As a producer, he’s released some of the biggest club and festival anthems of the past few years, including “Keep It 100” with Keys N Krates, his “Sweet Nothing” remix with Diplo, and “Number One” with Major Lazer. He’s also seen radio success with original singles like “Easy Go” featuring Delaney Jane.

    On this episode of A Moment With, Grandtheft discusses how he got into DJing, his creative process for producing, what he wants to convey with his music, plus more.

    Watch above.

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  • Listen to Grandtheft’s Mix for ‘Diplo and Friends’

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    “He’s one of my favorite producers; he had a big year.” – Diplo

     
    Coming off the release of his Quit This City EP, Toronto native Grandtheft dropped a mix for BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Diplo and Friends show on Saturday night. The Mad Decent-signed artist delivered an hour of future bass, trap, and hip-hop, including plenty of new and unreleased material. Stream his set below.
     

     
    Tracklist:

    1. Grandtheft & Jesse Slayter – So Wavey
    2. Major Lazer & Grandtheft – Buddy
    3. Grandtheft ft. Kabaka Pyramid – Politics – Drops Remix
    4. Kutcorners & K-Maxx – Need 2 Know – Durkin Remix
    5. Boombox Cartel ft. Ian Everson – B2U
    6. The Weeknd – The Hills – RL Grime Remix
    7. Baauer – GoGo!
    8. Kendrick Lamar vs Jackal & Hyde – Carbomb City – Grandtheft Edit
    9. Nina Las Vegas ft. Snappy Jit – Contagious
    10. Spenda C – Big Money
    11. Migos – Look At My Dab
    12. Major Lazer ft. Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Pusha T, & Mad Cobra – Night Riders – VIP Edit
    13. Teeko & Mr. Carmack – See Whatchu Got
    14. Tame Impala vs RL Grime & Wuki – Let It Happen vs Kingpin – Grandtheft Edit
    15. Autoérotique & Hunter Siegel – ID
    16. Don Dias – Bathing Apes
    17. Neana on The Trak – Yeezus 2 – The Str8 Out The Salon Blonde Mix
    18. Ballast ft. Kid Enigma – For Club Use
    19. Club Cheval – Discipline – Ryan Hemsworth Remix
    20. Nick Jonas – Area Code
    21. LIZ – When I Rule The World – Grandtheft Remix
    22. Giraffage & Viceroy ft. Patrick Baker – Impression of You – Electric Mantis Remix
    23. Billboard – Souvenir
    24. Miguel & Sam Gellaitry – Coffee Reflectionz – Hedspin Edit
    25. Keys N Krates – ID
    26. Grandtheft ft. Lowell – Quit This City
    27. Champagne Drip – Journey Into The Champagne Sea
    28. Disclosure – Moving Mountains – Infuze Re-Flex
    29. Grandtheft ft. Fantastic Modern – Summer In The Winter
    30. Mele – Body Thing
    31. Joey Negro – Dougswana – Audiowhores Remix
    32. Leftfield – Afro Left – Mele Edit
    33. MANT – Dip Dab
    34. Animal Youth – ID
    35. Scott Garcia ft. MC Styles – It’s a London Thing
    36. George Morel – Let’s Groove
    37. MJ Cole – Sincere – Jazzanova Sincerely Yours Remix
    38. Skream – Bang That – Ossie Remix
    39. Fis-T – 6 Drums of Tribal
    40. Sunship – Almighty Father – Solid Groove Remix
    41. Bakongo – Grind
    42. Masters At Work – Work – Acapella
    43. Hardrive – Deep Inside (The Dub)
    44. Skrillex & Diplo ft. AlunaGeorge – To U
    45. DJ Haus ft. Chambray – Houz Mukiz
    46. Lil Tony vs Lumidee – Never Leave Semble vs Uh Oh – Justin Kayes Bootleg Re-Edit
    47. Bizzi – Bizzi’s Party – Booker T Vocal Mix
    48. Sunday Roast – Set the Scene
    49. Big Grams ft. Skrillex – Drum Machine – Mele Remix
    50. Jus Now & T. Williams – You Got Me – Dub Mix
    51. The Tribe – Go-San-Do – The Holivic Remix
    52. Klose One – One One One
    53. Bleaker – Rymez
    54. Mele – No Diggity

     
    Related: Grandtheft and Sleepy Tom Release ‘Hold On’

  • Grandtheft and Sleepy Tom Release ‘Hold On’

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    Grandtheft performing at Create Nightclub in Hollywood. (Skyler Greene Photography)
     
    Following his and Diplo’s massive remix of “B#tch Better Have My Money,” Toronto’s Grandtheft has returned with another genre-blending track titled “Hold On.”
     
    The 133 BPM collab with fellow Canadian Sleepy Tom contains elements of Jersey club, trap, and R&B. It is the first single off Grandtheft’s upcoming EP via Mad Decent, Quit This City.
     
    Grandtheft told Billboard: “This past January, [Sleepy Tom] came to my Toronto studio with an idea that would become ‘Hold On.’ We built it out with some of my analog synths…Huge [Roland] Jupiter 6 chords and some Moog bassline business.”
     
    Stream “Hold On” below and download it on DJcity.
     

     
    Related: Grandtheft Remixes T.I.’s Iggy Azalea-Assisted ‘No Mediocre’

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  • Grandtheft Remixes T.I.’s Iggy Azalea-Assisted ‘No Mediocre’

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    If you enjoy bass and handclaps then Grandtheft’s official remix of T.I.’s Iggy Azalea-assisted banger “No Medicore” might be for you. The original was the 16th most-downloaded track on DJcity in June and the Toronto native’s twerk rework increases it by about five BPM.
     

    Grandtheft has been killing it this year. His remix of Calvin Harris’ “Summer” with Diplo has received over five million SoundCloud plays and his collaboration with Keys N Krates, “Keep It 100,” has amassed over one million.
     
    Related: Grandtheft & Keys N Krates – Keep It 100 [Music Video]

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  • Grandtheft & Keys N Krates – Keep It 100 [Music Video]

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    Canada’s Grandtheft and Keys N Krates have dropped a grimy music video for their bass-heavy collab, “Keep It 100.” The track was released through Mad Decent’s Jeffrees imprint last month and has received more than 600K SoundCloud plays.
     
    Download: Grandtheft & Keys N Krates – Keep It 100
     
    Related: Keys N Krates – Treat Me Right [Music Video]